The following is a guest article by author and renowned personal trainer Cathy Morenzie. Enjoy Cathy Morenzie’s breakout title, ‘Healthy by Design: Weight Loss, God’s Way‘.
This tip will save you time, money and most of all help you maintain the health and fitness results you’re looking for. It will require a shift in the way you approach your health but once you change your approach, it will make all the difference.
It’s a bit harsh and can be a bit counter-intuitive but here goes:
Stop ‘trying’ to manage your weight!
Stop ‘trying’ to manage your fitness program!
Stop ‘trying’ to manage your food by following diets.
Focus on managing your energy levels and everything else will naturally fall into place.
Imagine if you were able to maintain your energy levels throughout the day; if you felt so energized that you looked forward to exercising; if you did not crave coffee or fast-foods. Imagine if you were able to maintain laser-focus to accomplish everything on your to-do lists; if you did not get the 2:00 pm slumps; if you did not experience as many highs and lows throughout the day.
When you have the energy, you won’t crave as much junk food; won’t miss as many workouts and will sleep better. All this leads to more motivation and higher health, healthier weight and fitness levels.
High energy levels mean high productivity!
So, just how do you keep your energy levels high?
Here is my approach to maintaining high energy levels:
There are so many factors that affect your motivation. Understand that there will be a lot of highs and lows on your journey but you can minimize them by trying these strategies to keep your energy high and therefore your motivation levels high.
Cathy Morenzie was born in Trinidad and raised in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She attended McMaster University where she developed a passion for understanding the physical, physiological, psychological and spiritual aspects of weight loss. Nearly thirty years later, Cathy is now a sought after personal trainer, author, blogger and presenter and has been a leader in the faith/fitness industry since 2008. Her impact has influenced thousands of people over the years to help them lose weight and develop positive attitudes about their bodies and about fitness.
She is happily married with one son and two step-children. Sign up for her free fitness tips at www.cathymorenzie.com.
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